Lions

In this image released by the Dutch Police on Monday Oct. 8, 2018, an abandoned lion cub is caged after being found in a field, near Tienhoven, Netherlands. A jogger's run through the Dutch countryside turned into a walk on the wild side when he discovered a lion cub in a field. Police say the young cub was found Sunday in a cage dumped in a field near Tienhoven between the central cities of Utrecht and Hilversum. Police have taken to Twitter to appeal for help in tracing the animal's owner, while the young cub, a male believed to be about five months old, is being cared for by a foundation that looks after big cats. (Dutch Police via AP)
October 08, 2018 - 8:57 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A jogger's run through the Dutch countryside turned into a walk on the wild side when he discovered a lion cub in a field. Police say the young cub was found Sunday in a cage dumped in a field near Tienhoven between the central cities of Utrecht and Hilversum. Police...
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Four rare African white lion cubs sit in their enclosure at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cats, which are rare in the wild. The young lions were born on July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
August 17, 2018 - 10:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast. The cubs — three males and one female — took turns on the scales Friday. The news agency dpa reported that the male cubs weighed in at an average of 6.5 kilograms (14.3...
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Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala, left, listens to South African wildlife veterinary David Zimmerman during a press conference on an investigation on the deaths of several black rhinos, in Nairobi, Kenya, Thursday, July 26, 2018. At least 8 black rhinos died in July after they were relocated by KWS (Kenya Wildlife Services) to Tsavo East national park from Nairobi and Nakuru national parks for repopulation purposes. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
July 26, 2018 - 1:57 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A tenth critically endangered black rhino has died in Kenya after being moved to a new wildlife park and the sole survivor has been attacked by lions, wildlife authorities said Thursday in what some conservationists have called a national disaster. The Kenya Wildlife Service's...
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In this Wednesday July 11, 2018 photo, Luna, a seven-week-old white African lion cub, makes her public debut at Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary in Tyler, Texas. Luna will go on display twice a day at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 1:22 pm
TYLER, Texas (AP) — A rare 7-week-old white lion cub is on public display at an animal sanctuary in northeastern Texas. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports that Luna, a white African lioness, made her debut last week at the Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary in Tyler. She is among fewer than 500 white...
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The Eifelzoo in Luenebach, western Germany, is flooded on Friday, June 1, 2018. Two lions, two tigers, a jaguar and a bear broke out of their cages after heavy rain damaged their enclosure. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 11:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — Two lions, two tigers and a jaguar were thought to have escaped their enclosures Friday at a zoo in western Germany, sparking a massive search by police and warnings to residents to stay indoors. Hours later, authorities said those animals had, in fact, never left their cages. A bear...
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FILE - These photos provided by the Oklahoma City Zoo taken, March 25, 2017, left, and Nov. 23, 2017, right, show Bridget, a lioness that has grown a mane. The Oklahoma City Zoo says the 18-year-old African lioness has died. The zoo says that Bridget was euthanized Wednesday, April 4, 2018, after a veterinary team determined she was likely suffering from heart failure or infection. The zoo says Bridget had been lethargic, not eating and appeared to be in pain. (Amanda Sorenson/Oklahoma City Zoo via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 12:10 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Zoo says an 18-year-old African lioness that mysteriously sprouted a mane last year has died. The zoo says the lioness, named Bridget, was euthanized Wednesday after a veterinary team determined she was likely suffering from heart failure or infection. The zoo...
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FILE - These photos provided by the Oklahoma City Zoo taken, March 25, 2017, left, and Nov. 23, 2017, right, show Bridget, a lioness that has grown a mane. The Oklahoma City Zoo says the 18-year-old African lioness has died. The zoo says that Bridget was euthanized Wednesday, April 4, 2018, after a veterinary team determined she was likely suffering from heart failure or infection. The zoo says Bridget had been lethargic, not eating and appeared to be in pain. (Amanda Sorenson/Oklahoma City Zoo via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 4:25 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lab results have revealed the answer to a mystery at an Oklahoma zoo: Just what caused a female lion to sprout a mane. The Oklahoma City Zoo says in its March newsletter that testing at the University of Tennessee found the African lioness named Bridget has an elevated level of...
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A new U.S. advisory board is shown meeting for the first time to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos, Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Interior Department in Washington. A review by The Associated Press found that the board is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to President Donald Trump's family, despite federal laws requiring that such advisory committees be 'fairly balanced.' (AP Photo/Michael Biesecker)
March 16, 2018 - 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Big-game hunters tapped by the Trump administration to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants and lions as trophies defended the practice Friday, arguing that threatened and endangered species would go extinct without the anti-poaching...
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FILE - In this Wednesday March 15, 2017 file photo, Kevin Richardson, known as the "lion whisperer", takes two of his lions for a walk in the Dinokeng Game Reserve, near Pretoria, South Africa. A lion, who mauled a young woman to death, was under the care of Richardson, known for his close interactions with the predators in his animal sanctuary. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
February 28, 2018 - 6:23 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A lion that mauled a young woman to death in South Africa was under the care of a man known as the "lion whisperer" for his close interactions with the predators in his animal sanctuary. Kevin Richardson, who keeps lions at his refuge in the Dinokeng Game Reserve, said on...
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A 4-year-old lion named Simba, who was rescued from Syria by the animal rights group Four Paws, is released into an enclosure at the Lionsrock Lodge and Big Cat Sanctuary in Bethlehem, South Africa‎ in Bethlehem, South Africa, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria were transported to South Africa on Monday to live at a sanctuary with other animals that survived harsh conditions in captivity elsewhere in the world. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
February 26, 2018 - 12:43 pm
LIONSROCK BIG CAT SANCTUARY, South Africa (AP) — Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria arrived in South Africa on Monday to live at a sanctuary with other animals that survived harsh conditions in captivity elsewhere in the world. The male lions were transported in...
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